Four letters have described the type of season JT Realmuto had in 2020. B.C.I.B. Best Catcher In Baseball Phillies fans have known that as a fact for a while. Today, MLB confirmed it. In the first ever All-MLB Team voting, JT Realmuto was named Fist Team All-MLB as the catcher. In 2019, JT Realmuto set […]Read more "Phillies’ JT Realmuto Confirmed as ‘BCIB’"
The Phillies parted ways with two of the longest-tenured Phillies, Maikel Franco, and Cesar Hernandez Monday evening. The Phillies choose to not tender contracts to both infielders, freeing up $17.5 Million this year. Had the Phillies tendered contracts, Hernandez was projected to make $11 million and Franco $6.5, this according to Jim Salisbury. It comes […]Read more "Instant Analysis: Phillies Part Ways with Two infielders"
J.T. Realmuto had one of the best defensive seasons for a Phillies catcher. On Monday he was rewarded for his efforts. Major League Baseball named Realmuto as the National League Gold Glove winner for the position of catcher. It is the first time in his career that Realmuto won the Gold Glove. Realmuto is the […]Read more "Realmuto wins first career Gold Glove as Phillies offseason continues"
Not a day after posting an article praising Gabe Kapler for good managing, I must flip flop. Like a politician come election time, I must retract a previous statement on Kapler. Kapler screwed this game up. Play-by-play announcer Tom McCarthy was openly critical of his moves during the game. Apparently so were the radio announcers: […]Read more "Bad managerial decisions are starting to haunt the Phillies"
It still amazes me that the Phillies are only 2.5 games out of the wild card race. The team that hasn’t won five consecutive games continues to win a series and then lose a series. What can we fans expect out of the Phillies as they push towards the playoffs? Gabe Kapler Many fans will […]Read more "What can we expect from the Phillies down the stretch?"
The Phillies continue to muddle through this season with spotty hitting and subpar pitching. When the Phillies’ bats are on, they are dynamic. One of the best lineups in the league, you could argue, but they struggle all too often, striking out on average 8.79 times per game. The Phillies’ success is tied directly to […]Read more "The Phillies ‘big three’ need to be better with runners in scoring position"
As the Phillies look to make a push towards the playoffs, now is the time to get moving. The Phillies finally took a series from a team with a winning record. This is the first time since May that the Phillies accomplished this task. Now, with the wildcard in their grasp, the Phillies dropped the […]Read more "The time is now for the Phillies to heat up and save their season"
What Phillies Player do you think make the All-star team? First and foremost, Scott Kingery! He has been the best offensive player on the roster thus far. Kingery’s numbers are staggering and showing why every Phillie fan was calling for his arrival two years ago. “Jetpax” as he is known, has had a tumultuous beginning […]Read more "Which Phillies players should make the All-Star Game?"
The Phillies lost Monday night’s opener against the Mets in a really bad fashion. The Mets gave the Phillies every chance to win the game with poor pitching and walking in runs. It came down to extra innings and an infield error that allowed a runner on second to score the game-winning run. Aaron Nola […]Read more "Series recap: Phillies come back strong after dropping the opener vs. Mets."
Even though the Phillies won the Bryce Harper sweepstakes, Matt Klentak had significantly improved the team prior to the Harper signing. We look at the recnt history of those lost in the Bryce HypeRead more "Lost In The Bryce Hype: A Look at the Phillies summer of signings"